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"Fuchsia in Cambodia: Poems" by Roy Jacobstein - Suffused with tenderness and humor, the poems in this collection take readers on a journey through emotions, across national boundaries, and even along the geographic timeline. The quick mind of author Jacobstein creates fluid verse that can take on the singular geography of his native Michigan or the story of an immigrant cab driver with ease. More info:

"The Manila-Acapulco Galleons : The Treasure Ships Of The Pacific: With An Annotated List Of The Transpacific Galleons 1565-1815" by Shirley Fish - During the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries, the transpacific treasure galleons sailed annually from Manila to Acapulco. More info:

"On resistance and the 'margins' of Southeast Asia" Under three flags: Anarchism and anti-colonial imagination by Benedict Anderson For more info: #SeaBookshelfSpotlight

"Tribute to Brunei and Other Poems" by John Onu Odihi - In this new collection of poetry the verses represent the synoptic capture of particular environments and incidents, as well as author John Onu Odihi’s reflection of them. More info:

"The Pa-O" by Russ Christensen - The Pa-O, one of Burma’s many ethnic minorities, engaged in a forty-year insurgency against the government of Burma which ended in a cease-fire in 1994. This is the first book on the Pa-O in English. More info:

This weeks Bookshelf Spotlight is for about Vietnamese Revolutions. For more information/examples: #SeaBookshelfSpotlight #VietNam #Revolutions

"Thailand Unhinged: The Death of Thai-Style Democracy" by Federico Ferrara - delivers an excoriating critique of Thai politics and society over the tumultuous years that followed the ouster of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. More info:

"Forest of Struggle: Moralities of Remembrance in Upland Cambodia" by by Eve Monique Zucker - In a village community in the highlands of Cambodia’s Southwest, people struggle to rebuild their lives after nearly thirty years of war and genocide. Recovery is a tenuous process as villagers attempt to shape a future while contending with the terrible rupture of the Pol Pot era. More info:

"It's Not an All Night Fair" by Pramoedya Ananta Toer - It’s Not an All Night Fair tells the deeply affecting story of a son returning home to central #Java to confront the fact of his father’s death. Struggling to understand his reticent father, the son embarks on a personal quest to find value and meaning not only in his father’s life but also in his own. More info:

Thant Myint-U’s Where China Meets India is a vivid, searching, timely book about the remote region that is suddenly a geopolitical center of the world. From their very beginnings, China and India have been walled off from each other: by the towering summits of the Himalayas, by a vast and impenetrable jungle, by hostile tribes and remote inland kingdoms stretching a thousand miles.... More info: